The table below looks at the statistics for SDH skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SDH over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
Rank - - 14
Permanent jobs citing SDH 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford - - 7.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £53,750 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-26.97% +60.44%
SDH
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertford 7.69% 15.56% 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 11
Average salary £17,500 £42,500 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-58.82% +129.72%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

SDH
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SDH across the Hertford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

SDH Jobs Demand Trend in Hertford

SDH
Salary Trend in Hertford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SDH across the Hertford region.

SDH Salary Trend in Hertford

SDH
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Hertford

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertford region citing SDH also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SDH.

1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) DWDM
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

SDH
Top Related IT Skills in Hertford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertford region citing SDH also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited SDH. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) DWDM
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco